AS WINTER FATIGUE SETS IN, IN A MAJOR WAY, YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF DREAMING OF BETTER AND MORE RELAXING DAYS. HOW NICE WOULD IT BE TO HAVE THAT UBER RELAXING MASSAGE, OR PERHAPS TO GIVE YOUR TRESSES THE NEW LIFE THAT IT NEEDS.
IF LIKE US, YOU’RE IN SERIOUS NEED OF SOME PAMPERING – HELP IS AT HAND! ONCE THE GLOOMY, DARK WINTER IS OVER AND YOU’RE OFF TO YOUR HOLIDAY WITH THE FAMILY, YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO INCLUDE A GOOD MASSAGE AS A PART OF YOUR ITINERARY. WHEN YOU CAN’T ALWAYS ENJOY THAT TYPE OF LUXURY TREATMENT, DON’T MISS OUT ON THAT CHANCE NOW THAT IT’S RIGHT AT THE TIP OF YOUR FINGERS.
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When you hear of the Intercontinental chain of hotels and resorts in the world, one of the very first things that come to mind is luxury. This, you’re promised too, in their Bora Bora resort.
Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa are known for being one of the best resorts in Bora Bora. Their spa is the only spa in the entire country that drives fresh seawater from 3,000 feet below the surface to use as healing waters for treatments such as, hydro-massage baths, pearl rain massages, and a ‘water journey’ treatment. With this natural source, you’re guaranteed a fresh and purely healing experience, without all unnecessary chemicals.
This includes deep-relaxing jacuzzies and cold seawater pools with massaging jets. Enjoy massages and beauty treatments with Tahitian oils in treatment rooms located in the overwater villas with glass floors whilst watching fish swimming below. How amazing would it be to have a massage with a view! This isn’t something that you can wake up to, every day of your life. It’s a perfect treat too, post-pandemic as of writing, to ease yourself of all those anxiety and stress that you may have accumulated.
Ofutei selected onsen ryokan, Hiroshima Prefecture
Hotel Ofutei in Tomonoura Onsen, Hiroshima, offers sea views from both private-use and open-air hot spring baths. Enjoy clear sunlight and sea breeze mornings whilst bathing in the luxury roof-top open-air baths overlooking the calm sea of Tomonoura. Alternatively, the private open-air baths enable guests to soak in hot waters overlooking the Seto Inland Sea in piece whilst soothing and relaxing the mind and body. visithiroshima.net/
Energizing Tokyo at the Palace Hotel, Tokyo
Palace Hotel Tokyo is getting into the spirit of wellness in line with the Olympic and Paralympic games 2020. The hotel has set up a wellness getaway that comes replete with an a la carte menu of fitness pursuits to refresh the body and mind and allow visitors to experience the city in a very active healthy way. Guests can choose from a range of treatments from zen meditation, Japanese tea ceremony experience, Japanese seitai acupressure, massages and more.
Detox at Osmosis Day Spa, Sonoma County, California
With five secluded acres of creekside property, Osmosis Day Spa is extensively landscaped with five distinct Japanese garden areas. Owner Michael Stusser was inspired by spas he discovered in Japan for soothing pain, calming nerves, cleansing and brightening skin. Experience a restorative treatment overlooking the meditative gardens and bathe in a mix of fine cedar shavings, rice bran and plant enzymes where temperatures reach up to 48 degrees. To help cool you during the experience an attendant applies cold cloths and offers sips of ice water.
Lazy You Spa at C Lazy U Ranch, Granby, Colorado
C Lazy U Ranch is a luxurious dude ranch offering an upmarket yet authentic wild western experience. The spa is set within beautiful log cabins next to Willow Creek, surrounded by acres of untouched land. Its signature treatment is the Cowboy Copper Tub Soak where guests can relax in a bathtub and enjoy incredible views of the Continental Divide mountain range, in complete peace and tranquillity.
The Lodge at Edgewood, South Lake Tahoe, California
Located on the shores of South Lake Tahoe, The Lodge at Edgewood is home to 154 luxury rooms and suites each boasting their own fireplace and private deck or terrace. Nestled in a private area on the second floor of the Lodge is the Spa at Edgewood Tahoe—an 8,500 sq. ft. space that offers guests uninterrupted serenity amongst a peaceful and inviting atmosphere. With a stunning streamlined design aesthetic influenced by the innate beauty of the area’s natural surroundings, the Spa at Edgewood inspires relaxation, rejuvenation and inner balance. tahoesouth.com
Majorelle Spa and Salon at Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara, California
Majorelle is an intimate spa comprising four treatment rooms, a courtyard and a circular-columned waiting area inside the stunning Martin Lawrence Bullard-designed Hotel Californian. This dazzling spa offers a comprehensive menu of treatments, from aromatherapy and skincare rituals to couples’ packages and massages. The interiors are inspired by the Moorish cities of Spain and Morocco, while one-of-a-kind spa treatments can be tailored to your personal needs.
The Scandinave Spa, Whistler
For long-haul travellers, skiers and snowboarders the Scandinave Spa hydrotherapy offer an effective way of releasing tensions in both the mind and body. The cycle of hot-cold-relax is proven to both energize and rest the body, improving blood circulation and activating the lymphatic system to help detoxification. Hot cycles take place in eucalyptus steam rooms, outdoor hot baths, Finnish wood-burning saunas or dry saunas. The spa also hosts a Nordic waterfall, rain showers and cold plunges, after taking a plunge to relax beside an outdoor firepit, in one of the solariums.
In Canada, New Brunswick is a must-visit. Fredericton, in particular, has all the sights for you to delight in.Especially if you’re one who enjoys outdoor activities, there’s always something for you to indulge in, with the best views that nature can offer. This is Canada, after all. From hiking to mountain climbing, kayaking, and whale watching, there’s something for you to get busy with, in every day of your journey.
Taking a break from all the nature activities, you deserve to give yourself that pampering, too. Vibrant Hair Salon Fredericton, your full-service beauty bar and spa, is a must-visit.
In Vibrant Hair Salon, they have a commitment to love their guests and community. When you walk into Vibrant, the goal is to make you feel at home, feel comfortable, and leave everything else behind. We guarantee you leave with amazing hair and a smile. If it’s hair care, makeup, laser hair removal, waxing, gel polish manicure, gel polish pedicure, nail art, eyelash extensions, facials, hydra-facials, lash lifts and more, an enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere for you in this beauty bar is guaranteed.
You deserve that treat from time-to-time. After working long hours day and night, when you travel, don’t just immerse yourself in the culture or in the lifestyle of the locals. As you get busy with touring your destination, you may also want to cap the day off with a good spa. From massages to a salon service, give yourself that tender loving care that you so deserve. Plus, how often is it that you can say that you’ve actually visited some of the best spas in the world? When you’re there, don’t miss out on that once in a lifetime opportunity.